Post Tagged with: "Chinatown"

Republican mayoral candidate Paul Massey dining in Chinatown recently with community leaders. (Photo by April Xu via Sing Tao Daily)

Paul Massey Visits Chinatown

East Asian, Manhattan, Politics March 23, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Republican mayoral candidate Paul Massey recently visited Chinatown, Sing Tao Daily reports.

From the exhibition (Photo by Louis Chan)

Chinese-American Homes in Louis Chan’s Lens

Culture, East Asian, Immigration, Manhattan March 22, 2017 at 1:49 pm

A photo exhibit by Louis Chan, the artist-in-residence at Pearl River Mart, gives a glimpse into the homes of Chinese Americans and the “Chinese characteristics” they keep intact, reports World Journal.

The building at 58 East Broadway which will house Winnie's on the second floor. (Photo via World Journal)

Winnie’s Bar to Make a Comeback in Chinatown

East Asian, Food, Manhattan March 7, 2017 at 4:28 pm

Winnie’s Bar is slated to make a comeback in a second-floor location in Chinatown, World Journal reports.

Chinatown Art to Bridge Generation Gaps?

Chinatown Art to Bridge Generation Gaps?

Culture, East Asian, Manhattan, Video February 10, 2017 at 5:29 pm

Inspired by the stories she collected of Chinatown residents, Wing on Wo & Co.’s artist-in-residence created an installation she hopes will help bridge the gap between generations, reports SinoVision English Channel.

A Sampling of Lunar New Year Events

A Sampling of Lunar New Year Events

Culture, East Asian, Featured Posts, New York February 6, 2017 at 5:17 pm

From Chinatown to Flushing, parades and special events marked the Lunar New Year in Asian communities.

(Photo via World Journal)

How NYC Celebrates the Lunar New Year

Asian, Culture, New York January 27, 2017 at 4:06 pm

World Journal and other publications report on celebrations taking place in honor of the Lunar New Year while Times Ledger asks Chinese in Queens about their family traditions.

Photos documenting substandard living conditions and construction harassment in Chinatown. (Photo by Betty Yu via The Villager)

Chinatown ‘Resilience / Resistance’ at Pearl River Mart

East Asian, Housing, Manhattan January 19, 2017 at 2:15 pm

The multimedia exhibition “Resilience / Resistance,” which runs through Jan. 22, examines the effects of displacement and gentrification through the works and stories of Chinatown residents, reports The Villager.

Diners at a Chinese restaurant (Photo via World Journal)

Chinese Businesses Worry About Minimum Wage Hike

Business, East Asian January 17, 2017 at 5:02 pm

Owners of Chinese restaurants and some food shops are complaining about the business costs of the recent increase in the minimum wage mandated by New York state, reports World Journal.

Corky Lee (Photo via Sing Tao Daily)

Chinese in America Captured by Corky Lee’s Lens

Culture, East Asian, Manhattan December 14, 2016 at 3:47 pm

An exhibit of photographer Corky Lee’s work, currently on display at the reopened Pearl River Mart, features photos of Chinese-American life from his decades-long career, from labor protests to a rally in support of Peter Liang, reports Sing Tao Daily.

Protesters on Wednesday had harsh words for the mayor, and claimed their neighborhood was being denied the protections afforded to others. (Photo by Adi Talwar via City Limits)

Chinatown and LES Protest Against Mayor Draws Citywide Supporters

Housing, Manhattan, New York December 9, 2016 at 4:39 pm

Protesters from neighborhoods across the city joined the Coalition to Protect Chinatown and the Lower East Side in front of City Hall to rally against the mayor’s rezoning plans, reports City Limits.

(Photo by Mike Hong via Bowery Boogie)

Illuminating Chinatown With Anti-Gentrification Messages

Housing, Manhattan October 11, 2016 at 5:41 pm

The founders of Chinatown Art Brigade, a cultural collective responsible for recent nighttime projections in the neighborhood, speak to Bowery Boogie about their efforts to stop the gentrification of Chinatown.

After the memorial service for Pvt. Danny Chen, attendees marched to the stretch of Elizabeth Street that was co-named for the soldier in 2014. (Photo by Wellington Chen)

Remembering Danny Chen, Five Years On

East Asian, Manhattan October 6, 2016 at 4:04 pm

Chinatown residents attended a memorial for Pvt. Danny Chen, held every year since his death while stationed in Afghanistan, reports Downtown Express.

Protesters outside the meeting chanted in English, Spanish and Cantonese. (Photo by Janaki Chadha in City Limits)

Aiming to Protect Lower Manhattan Residents in Rezoning

Business, Housing, Immigration, Manhattan October 3, 2016 at 4:13 pm

Community Board 3’s Land Use Committee heard from city planners recently, while local residents protested for greater inclusion, City Limits reports.

NYC DCAS outreach specialist Achmat Akkad talking with job seekers at a job fair in chinatown recently. (Photo via World Journal)

The City Recruits in Chinatown

African American, East Asian, Government, Labor September 26, 2016 at 5:54 pm

The city’s main hiring agency, the NYC Department of Citywide Administrative Services, and private employers recently came to Chinatown for a job fair, World Journal reports.

Yuh-Line Niou visiting Open Door Senior Center to thank her supporters (Photo via Sing Tao Daily)

Chinese Votes Key to Niou’s Victory  

East Asian, Elections 2016, Manhattan, Politics September 16, 2016 at 12:06 pm

[Editor’s note: After Yuh-Line Niou won the primary election in Assembly District 65, Sing Tao Daily examines the votes the six candidates received in the Chinatown poll sites and concluded that now voters in Chinatown are statistically significant enough to send a candidate to a public office alone. The dataRead More